Trails & Conditions

Ski TrailsOpen
Snowshoe Trails Open
Fat Bike TrailsOpen
Snow Depth Woods (average)17 inches
Snow Depth Trail (average)8 inches
Recent Snowfall (last 24 hours)Dusting
Grooming Notes1/28- Lots of new grooming with fresh tracks on many west side trails including Nutcracker, Tornado Alley, Survivor, C&D, Lake Marie. Conditions are excellent!
More InformationCheck the Trails and Conditions Page for a more detailed report.
Chalet Phone #(715) 356-3309

Grooming Report

Trail NameClassic Tracks Set (Date)Skate Decks Set (Date)Trail Notes
Base Loop1/281/28
Beaver Pond1/281/28
Big Pine1/21n/a
C&D Express1/281/28
Cedar Creek1/21n/a
Creek Trail1/231/28
Family Hilln/a1/24
Fire Tower Trail1/231/23
Island Hop1/231/27
Lake Marie1/281/28
Lynx1/271/27
Mellow Meadow1/231/28
Nekoosa1/221/27
Nepco's Cruise1/271/28
Nosedive Alley1/281/28
Nutcracker1/281/28
Red Pine1/271/27
River Run1/231/23
Sidekick1/21n/a
Silver Strider1/271/28
Sleigh Ride1/271/27
Squirrel's Tail1/221/22
Steeple Chase1/221/28
Survivor1/281/28
Tamarack Pondn/a
Tea Kettle1/271/27
Tornado Alley1/281/28
Tower Road1/271/27
V02 Max1/231/23
Windy Ridge1/281/28
Wolf Tracks1/221/27
XC Express1/221/28
Yukon Trail1/281/28

 
Local Snow Forecast

Check out http://johndee.com for up-to-date snow forecast information.

Trails and Maps

Ski Trails

The park’s glaciated terrain provides a wide range of beginner to expert level options on 86 km of pristinely groomed ski trails. The trail system includes 15 km of single-track classic trails and a 2km lighted trail. Experience the beauty of the Northwoods as you glide beneath a canopy of snow-laden fir and pines, visit the crackling trailside fires, and explore the far-reaches of this 6,500 acre winter wonderland!

 

Click link for printable PDF file: Ski Trail Map 2020-21

Snowshoe Trails

We offer 10 miles of beautiful snowshoe trails winding through some of the quietest areas of the park! From towering stands of White Pines, to windswept Black Spruce bogs, to stunning hilltop vistas, there’s a trail here for everyone. 

Click link for printable PDF file: Snowshoe Map 2020-21

  • Try Snow Stomper, the longest and most remote trail, if you’re looking for a true adventure.
  • Head to the Nature Shelter Trail if you packed a picnic lunch. Enjoy a warm campfire, watch the birds at the feeders, and try your hand at some trivia games!
  • Breaking Free parallels the beautiful meandering waterway of the Squirrel River.
  • On The Heights, you’ll cross a beaver dam and climb to the second highest spot in the park!
  •  Mt. Goat offers the best views in the park, but it will get your heart pumping!
  • Try the charming Popple Loop for a mellow jaunt in the woods! Check out our StoryWalk program along the way.

Fat Bike Trails

About 20 km of multi-use trails are available for fat biking. Bikers share 15 km of beautiful single-track classic ski trails and the 5 km snowshoe trail Breaking Free which offers fantastic views of the Squirrel River.

Click link for  printable PDF file: WP Fat Bike Trail Map 2020

Grooming FAQs

Coming soon! Ever wonder what goes on at the park overnight? When do we groom? Why do we groom? Why do we not groom? So many questions! Well, we have the answers.

Trailside Attractions

Picnic Tables

Everything tastes better outside! Pack a lunch, strap on your skis or snowshoes and head on out to one of 16 trailside picnic tables spread throughout the park.

Shelters and Fire Pits

These quaint waysides offer a place to get out of the weather and warm your hands by the fire on those chilly winter days.

Yukon Bog Vista Fire Pit- Picnic table, covered bench, fire pit, and a spectacular view of the Yukon Bog

Nature Shelter- Picnic tables, three-sided shelter, fire pit, nature-themed trivia games, bird feeders

Tea House- Open occasionally for small groups, fire pit outside, picnic table

Wolf’s Den Shelter- Picnic tables, open-sided shelter, fire pit